Papers, 1827-1889.

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Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. Papers, 1827-1889.

Papers, 1827-1889.

This collection contains correspondence on natural history, expecially mollusks, fishes, and birds, and on medicine and social affairs, with references to the British Museum of Natural History. Also included are a paper by Owen on dinosaurs and a synopsis of a course of lectures, 1857.

ca. 200 items.

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Clark, James, Sir, 1788-1870

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English physician. From the description of James Clark papers, undated, [London]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35005279 John Keats's physician. From the description of Letter : London, to "My dear Sir", 1842 Apr. 5. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25206684 ...

Milne-Edwards, H. (Henri), 1800-1885

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Epithet: French zoologist and naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x0003d6 Belgian physician, naturalist and zoologist. From the description of Note, postmarked 1841, Aug. 4 : Versailles. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35163030 Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges Cuvier, Agassiz was renown for his six-vol...

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892

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Richard Owen was a comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From the description of Letter from Richard Owen to Charles LeĢopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. [1833] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277137992 Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of London; authority on comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology and geology. From the description of Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Tr...

Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884

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Richard Hengist Horne (1803-1884) was an English author. From the description of Correspondence of R. H. Horne, 1847-1877. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369262 Poet, born near London, migrating to Australia to try his fortune on the gold fields in 1852. Member of the Melbourne Literary Group which included Clarke, Gordon and Kendall. Returned to England in 1869. Among his work, he wrote the epic poem Orion,edited the Ne...

Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burton Park, Petworth, to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523474 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to "dear Sir", 1883 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528569 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Brookfield, 1873 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269537929 From the description of Aut...

Sedgwick, Adam, 1785-1873

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Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later, he proposed the Cambrian period, based on work which he did on Welsh rock strata. Though he had guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology, Sedgwick was an outspoken opponent of Darwin's theory of evolution by means of natural selection. From the description of Letter to Richard Owen, [1860?], January 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections &...

Paget, James, Sir, 1814-1899

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British surgeon and physiologist. From the description of Papers, 1880-1898. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31716044 English surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 September 1872, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674194 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 1 Harewood Place, Hanover Square [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Eyton, T. C. (Thomas Campbell), 1809-1880

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Epithet: of Eyton, county Shropshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000279 Thomas Campbell Eyton was an English naturalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1836-1874. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523683 Thomas Campbell Eyton (1809-1880) was a British naturalist and agriculturist. While he also studied cattle, and fishes, Eyt...

Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871

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British geologist. From the description of Papers, 1857 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230784 English geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Folkestone, to an unnamed correspondent, 1870 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612797 Geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1847 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872039 Ro...

Cooper, Mary, Lady.

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Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857

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Charles Lucian Bonaparte was a naturalist and ornithologist. From the description of Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465723 From the description of Letters, 1825-1857. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122316342 From the guide to the Correspondence, 1824-1855, from American scientists, 1824-1855, (American Philosophical Society) Scientist; author of American Ornithology and o...

Carpenter, Philip P. (Philip Pearsall), 1819-1877

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Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865

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Lubbock, J. W. (John William), 1803-1865

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English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Buckland, William, 1784-1856

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William Buckland was an English cleric, geologist, and vertebrate paleontologist. He was the first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819). Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the description of Letters, 1817-1848. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689446 English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819...

Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865

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William Jackson Hooker was the premier English botanist of his time. His early interest in natural history was refined to botany by the fortuitous discovery of a rare moss. His education included travels through Europe, after which he became regius professor of botany at Glasgow. He published extensively, and founded and edited several journals; his main interests were ferns, mosses, and fungi, and he was a pioneer of economic botany. He was appointed first director of Kew Gardens, which became ...

Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1847-1929

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Edwin Ray Lankester was a British zoologist and author. He taught at Exeter College (1872-1874), University College (1874-1882), Edinburgh University (1882-1891), and Oxford (1891-1927). From the description of Letters, 1892-[ca. 1903]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465793 From the guide to the Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester letters, 1892-[ca. 1903], 1892-1903, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Cooke, William Fothergill, 1806-1879

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British Museum. Natural History.

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Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875

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Sir Charles Lyell was a distinguished English geologist. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1826-1850. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191533869 British geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kinnordy, Kirriemuir, N.B., to George Sumner, [1849 July 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590709 English geologist. From the description of Papers, 1841-1859. (Duke University). WorldC...

Buxton, Charles, 1768-1833

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